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75-5928. Same; programs authorized; powers and duties of secretary of aging; contracts. (a) Within the limitations of appropriations therefor, the secretary for aging and disability services is hereby authorized to establish a program of in-home services and a program of preventative health services for residents of Kansas 60 years of age or older who have functional limitations which restrict their ability to carry out activities of daily living and impede their ability to live independently.

(b) The secretary for aging and disability services shall establish and administer, pursuant to the provisions of the Kansas senior care act, a program of in-home services and a program of preventative health services as authorized under subsection (a). The secretary shall designate area agencies on aging to administer the program in their respective planning and service areas. The secretary shall allocate funds to an area agency on aging only after the area agency on aging has executed a contract with the secretary under the Kansas senior care act.

(c) The program of in-home services authorized under subsection (a) shall serve such planning and service areas and provide such services as may be specified by the secretary and as are consistent with the Kansas senior care act and with appropriation acts relating thereto.

(d) The program of preventative health services authorized under subsection (a) shall serve such planning and service areas and provide such services as may be specified by the secretary and as are consistent with the Kansas senior care act and with the appropriation acts relating thereto.

History: L. 1989, ch. 255, § 3; L. 1996, ch. 271, § 23; L. 1998, ch. 95, § 3; L. 2002, ch. 65, § 1; L. 2005, ch. 13, § 2; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 388; July 1.



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